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Stepan Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.58 (-0.47%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
61,751 shs
Average Volume
55,340 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.73 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Stepan

Stepan Co. engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers a range of surfactant chemicals such as anionic, cationic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants. The Polymers segment produces polyester polyols and phthalic anhydride. The Specialty Products segment consists of chemicals used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. The company was founded by Alfred C. Stepan Jr. in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, IL.


Stepan (SCL) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - Nasdaq
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Specialty Chemicals
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.87 billion
Cash Flow
$9.52 per share
Book Value
$44.00 per share


Net Income
$126.77 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.73 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.36 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

72nd out of 214 stocks

Soap, Detergents, & Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, & Cosmetics Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Stepan's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Stepan's stock was trading at $76.60 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SCL shares have increased by 58.9% and is now trading at $121.69.
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When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 17th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Stepan

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 19th. The basic materials company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.18. The basic materials company earned $602.69 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $544.63 million. Stepan had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.03% and a net margin of 6.78%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.56 EPS.
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How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.335 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 29th. This is a boost from Stepan's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.
View Stepan's dividend history

Is Stepan a good dividend stock?

Stepan pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.10%. Stepan has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Stepan is 20.68%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Stepan will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.56% next year. This indicates that Stepan will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the following people:
  • F. Quinn Stepan, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott R. Behrens, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Luis E. Rojo, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Jason Scott Keiper, VP, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer
  • Joseph Whitney, Vice President-Information Technology

What is F. Quinn Stepan Jr.'s approval rating as Stepan's CEO?

49 employees have rated Stepan CEO F. Quinn Stepan Jr. on Glassdoor.com. F. Quinn Stepan Jr. has an approval rating of 59% among Stepan's employees. This puts F. Quinn Stepan Jr. in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), PepsiCo (PEP), Visa (V), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Stryker (SYK), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), A. O. Smith (AOS) and Church & Dwight (CHD).

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, David Kabbes, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Gregory E Lawton, Janet Anne Catlett, Jason Scott Keiper, Luis Rojo, Richard Finn Stepan, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty.
View institutional ownership trends for Stepan

Which institutional investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, Luis Rojo, Richard Finn Stepan, and Scott R Behrens.
View insider buying and selling activity for Stepan
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which institutional investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC. Company insiders that have bought Stepan stock in the last two years include David Kabbes, Janet Anne Catlett, and Jason Scott Keiper.
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or or view top insider-buying stocks.

How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.69.

How much money does Stepan make?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.73 billion and generates $1.87 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $126.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Stepan have?

Stepan employs 2,293 workers across the globe.

Does Stepan have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Stepan: Nanjing Stepan Jinling Chemical Limited Liability Company, PBC Industria Quimica Ltda., Stepan (India) Private Limited, Stepan (Nanjing) Chemical R&D Co. Ltd.., Stepan Asia Pte. Ltd., Stepan CDMX S. de R.L. de C.V., Stepan Canada Inc., Stepan Chemical (Nanjing) Co. Ltd., Stepan Chemical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Stepan Colombia S.A.S., Stepan Deutschland GmbH, Stepan Europe S.A.S., Stepan Holdings Asia Pte. Ltd., Stepan Holdings LLC, Stepan International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Stepan Mexico Holdings LLC, Stepan Mexico S.A. de C.V., Stepan Philippines Inc., Stepan Philippines Quaternaries Inc., Stepan Polska Sp. z o.o., Stepan Quimica Ltda., Stepan Specialty Products B.V., Stepan Specialty Products LLC, Stepan Surfactants Holdings LLC, Stepan UK Limited, and Tebras Tensoativos Do Brasil Ltda..

When was Stepan founded?

Stepan was founded in 1932.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is www.stepan.com.

Where are Stepan's headquarters?

Stepan is headquartered at 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (847) 446-7500, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 847-501-2100.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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